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Schmiesing looks on with her all-state medal for finishing eighth in the 100 yard breaststroke.

A year removed from becoming the first ever representative of the Tri-City United Titan swim and dive team to qualify for state, freshman swimmer Ella Schmiesing returned to Minneapolis to compete in the MSHSL State Championships in a pair of events.

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Ella Schmiesing (far) makes her entry into the water in the 100 yard breaststroke championship race.

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A large group of supporters cheer on Schmiesing from the upper decks.

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Ella Schmiesing prepares to begin her first race of the day Friday afternoon.

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Schmiesing breeches the water during the breaststroke final. (Ben Camp photos/Southernminn.com)

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